Science writer Virginia Hughes says that, based on her experiences profiling researchers across disciplines and an adaptation of the Myers-Briggs personality test, there are "four types of scientists." Hughes makes two separate distinctions to classify researchers: is this person "motivated by data or by theories?" and "are they nerds or adventurers?" she writes.

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